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for Coastwatch Vol. Issue , May/June 1996
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Ronald C. Baird, ocean scientist, educator, and businessman, is the new director of the National Sea Grant College Program, effective June 3, 1996. Baird was previously vice president of university relations at Worchester Polytechnic Institute.
The small town of Calabash, a collection of sleepy streets and over twenty restaurants, is legendary for seafood. However, as the town grows, it must deal with familiar issues of land use and sewage treatment.
Part of the enjoyment of a beach vacation is the fresh seafood. Vacationers on the Outer Banks now can experience at Kevin Midgette's Hatteras Village Aqua Farm a centuries-old tradition of harvesting clams for supper.
Author and biologist Rachael Carson often visited such coastal areas as Beaufort's Town Marsh and Bird Shoal, and recorded her experiences in books, including UNDER THE SEA-WIND and THE EDGE OF THE SEA.